No butts about it! BES Student, Jamie Clare’s report on the cigarette butt problem picked up by the City of Chilliwack!

Jaime Clare, a Bachelor of Environmental Studies student, wrote a report last year called ‘Casual Contamination: Chilliwack’s Butt Problem’ for a course and the idea was picked up by the City of Chilliwack. Cigarette bins for cigarette butts saw their first recycling bin installed on this past Friday. It’s all part of a new program … Read more

The Charlie Brown Chemis-tree is back again and bringing some festive cheer!

Our Chemistry elves have been at it again! Charlie Brown and his crew of familiar faces are back! Be sure to stop by their winter display located across from Room A388. Don’t miss the flasks crocheted by the talented lab technician, Riley Brown, while gathering around with Snoopy, Charlie Brown … Lucy and Linus … … Read more

Dr. Lauren Erland featured in the Canadian Society of Plant Biologist Bulletin

Dr. Lauren Erland, Director of Berry Horticulture Research and her BERRI Lab was featured in the Canadian Society of Plant Biologist’s (CSPB) Fall Bulletin. New Faculty Feature (CSPB – Fall 2022: Issue 33) Dr. Lauren Erland joined the Agriculture Department at the University of the Fraser Valley as Director of Berry Horticulture Research in the … Read more

Steve Marsh and Mariano Mapili present Earthquake and Volcanic Hazards to Imagine High in Chilliwack

As people grapple with increased frequency of natural hazards, faculty, staff, and students in local high schools are starting to learn from professors and practitioners in the field about the risks to their local communities. Steve Marsh and Mariano Mapili from the School of Land Use and Environmental Change were invited to give a presentation … Read more

Calling all science students! Are you interested in spending 2 weeks in London, UK next summer? All expenses paid!

ABOUT LIYSF The London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) is a two-week residential student event held at Imperial College London & The Royal Geographical Society, with lecture demonstrations from leading scientists, visits to world class laboratories and universities combined with cultural interaction, with 500 students aged 16-21 years old from 70 countries. Students can apply directly to … Read more

SciComm Workshop with UFV West & Dr. Carin Bondar: NOV 23, 5-7 PM, Room B132

Join UFV West and Dr. Carin Bondar for an interactive evening on all things SciComm (Science Communication)! They will be diving into the importance of communicating science effectively, SciComm on Social Media and more! WHEN: Wednesday, November 23, 2022 TIME: 5 – 7 PM WHERE: Room B132, Abbotsford Campus Free of cost and open to … Read more

PRE-MED 101: Nov 15 from 5:30-8:20 PM, Room A210 or virtually

Pre-Med 101 is an event that will tell you everything you need to know about the journey to medicine, from the MCAT to interviews, we’ve got it all! WHEN: Tuesday, November 15, 2022 TIME 5:30 – 8:20 PM WHERE: ROOM A210, Abbotsford Campus OR virtually through Zoom Join UFV’s Pre-Med Student Association for a night … Read more

Clothing Exchange & Repair Fair in Chilliwack – NOV 19

Did you know that the clothing industry is one of the biggest environmental issues of our time? Join SustainableUFV, the School of Land Use and Environmental Change, and the City of Chilliwack for the Clothing Exchange and Repair Fair. WHEN: Saturday, November 19 from TIME: 10 am – 2 PM WHERE: 9291 Corbould Street, Chilliwack … Read more

Let’s Innovate! Podcast with Dr. Ian Affleck and Caroline Majeau

Dr. Ian Affleck, Associate Dean of Science at UFV and the Regional Coordinator for the Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair and Science Administrative Assistant, Caroline Majeau, were recently interviewed by Michael Unger from Science Fair Foundation BC‘s Let’s Innovate! Podcast. In this episode they talked about volunteering with the Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair. The … Read more

The Faculty of Science says goodbye to a colleague and friend, Gayle Ramsden

The Faculty of Science mourns the untimely passing of Gayle Ramsden, from the Academic Success Centre. She was a beautiful soul and a champion for Environmental sustainability. She was always smiling, even behind a face mask, and always willing to help. As a Learning Strategist, she helped many students as well as Peer Tutors as … Read more